HBO Now is Now Available, for Some

HBO Now is Now Available, for Some

By Rich W Woods When Apple launched the Apple Watch last month, HBO officially announced their standalone streaming service, HBO Now, at the event. For the first time, Game of Thrones could be viewed, legally, without a cable subscription, and it would all be exclusive to Apple products. Well, not really. As it turns out, anyone who uses Optimum Online can get the service too. HBO Now costs $14.99 a month, so if you use…

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New Apple TV Coming with App Store and Siri Coming at WWDC

New Apple TV Coming with App Store and Siri Coming at WWDC

By Rich W Woods Wooooooo! Apple TV is now $69! Except, there’s another Apple TV coming at WWDC that will be a million times better. We knew a new Apple TV was coming. We expected it at the Apple Watch event. When it didn’t come, we all knew it was coming at WWDC. Here’s why: The current third generation Apple TV uses an A5 processor, the same as the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad 3…

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Apple is Planning a Streaming TV Service?

Apple is Planning a Streaming TV Service?

By Rich W Woods Word on the street is that Apple is planning a streaming TV service that they will launch later this year. The service will not only compete with Netflix but it will compete with cable companies as well. Last week, Apple announced that they were lowering the price of the current Apple TV model to $69, which is still something I would not recommend to anyone, as the current Apple TV will…

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Apple Releases iOS 8.3 Beta 3 (with Release Notes)

Apple Releases iOS 8.3 Beta 3 (with Release Notes)

By Rich W Woods Today, Apple released iOS 8.3 Beta 3 alongside Xcode 6.3 Beta 3 and a new Apple TV beta. There’s not a whole lot that’s new. It’s mainly bug fixes from iOS 8.3 Beta 2 as well as they added the Apple Watch app, since they released iOS 8.2 on Monday after they launched the Apple Watch. Stay tuned for the Xcode 6.3 Beta 3 release notes.

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Apple TV Now Costs $69

Apple TV Now Costs $69

By Rich W Woods It would appear that rumors of a new Apple TV at today’s Apple event have been exaggerated. After they announced HBO’s new standalone streaming service, Tim Cook announced that the Apple TV will now be $69. To me, this is just a way of pushing back a new Apple TV. The current Apple TV uses an A5 processor, the same that is used in the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad 3,…

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HBO Announces HBO Now with Apple as Exclusive Partner

HBO Announces HBO Now with Apple as Exclusive Partner

By Rich W Woods We knew this was coming this year. HBO is announcing a standalone streaming service. A shocking turn of events is that their new service, HBO Now, is only going to be available on Apple devices, well, at least just at launch. The first month will be free and HBO Now will be available this Spring. After the first month, it will cost $14.99 a month.

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7 Things Apple will Definitely Not Announce Tomorrow

7 Things Apple will Definitely Not Announce Tomorrow

By Rich W Woods Tomorrow, Apple is holding an event where they will launch the Apple Watch, along with a few other products. While it is a mystery as to what they will definitely announce, here are a few things they definitely will not announce. The iRack The world needs a smart rack. I know I do. Unfortunately, this guy failed in Apple’s marketing department. The iRan This was going to be the original name…

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